Wanda Lee Higginbotham, 78, of Cardwell, Mo., widow of Jerry Higginbotham, died Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born at Strawberry, Ark., she was the daughter of the late R.E. and Marie Collins Lackey and had lived most of her life in Cardwell. She was a 1952 graduate of Childress High School and a member of the Cardwell United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two brothers, Vernon and Carl Lackey.
Survivors include one son, Mike Higginbotham of Paragould; one daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Steve Jackson of Cardwell; two sisters, Lillian Pittman of Paragould and
Mena Jenkins of Jonesboro; three grandchildren, Andrea McDaniel and husband Chris of Misaswa, Japan, Matthew Jackson and wife Somer of Cardwell, and Taylor Higginbotham of Jonesboro; and five great-grandchildren, Payton, Addison, Jackson Claire, Matti, and Jake.
Graveside funeral service was be 1 p.m. Friday at the Cardwell Cemetery with Rev. Mark McMinn officiating. Burial was under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Leachville.
Guest register is howardfuneralservice.com.